Yeah, this thread is a little old but I can't resist. It always noggles me a little but when eole refer to Access as a database. And then, compare ot against other 'real' databases. For the last uh, twenty years or so it really has een a RAD tool for…

Don’t Look Back

In his book The Order of Time, theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli says that time is a mental process happening in the space between memory and anticipation. Time feels real to people. But it doesn’t even exist, according to quantum physics.

It’s “a collective act of introspection and narrative, record-keeping and…

There is so much pain in this world, it is a wonder people survive sometimes. And sometimes they don’t.

I once knew two of the sweetest people on Earth, grandparents of one of my good friends in high school. I’m not sure if Leah had ever worked outside the home but Lee, a big bear of a man, had and was retired. For years they were together in their…

Come on In. We’ve Been Expecting You.

We give up billions of dollars a year to the Bad Guys. Priceless data. Our very privacy. They encrypt and lock our database systems or commandeer our medical systems risking hundreds of lives until we agree to pay up. …

They’re out there

I have written here before about my concerns for the safety of Joe Biden and I’ll not restate all that. However, as all eyes turn toward the guaranteed chaos post November 3, I want to urge our security folks and the Biden campaign to be ever more alert for the…

It’s now been 30 days and nights since my little buddy died. That’s his picture at the top of the page. Luda was a miniature dachshund with a heart and spirit far larger than his little body would suggest. For fifteen years he scarcely left my side, day or night…

Read the Faces, the Apprehension and Fear. And the Groveling, Grinning, Yes Man

I’ve published several articles in the last two weeks about warning signs that I see that lead me and many other people smarter than I, to conclude the Russians are actively working to steal another election for Trump, and to do much more. …

The Nevada Test Site

The US Department of Justice announced charges today against a Russian citizen who traveled to the US in order to recruit and convince an employee of “a Nevada company” to install malware on their “employer’s” network in exchange for $1,000,000.

According to court documents unsealed today, Egor Igorevich Kriuchkov, a…

Down through the ages, the Helsinki KowTow will be cited as an American humiliation

With “less fanfare than a new menu item at Captain D’s”, the Senate Intelligence Committee report on Russian interference in the 2016 election was slipped out to the public. …

There are more than two men wanting the top job in 2020

An open letter to my Congressman, Representative Sam Graves (R) Missouri:

Congressman Graves, I’m an old retired guy and a yellow dog Democrat. Of late I’ve come to realize more than ever the criticality of people of all political convictions shedding their skins and trying to become more American and…

Kent Hartland

Semi-retired software developer, inventor, jeweler, knife maker, writer . I like tools that help me make things and people that listen to ideas.

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